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Monday Daily Feed, April 10, 2017

April 11, 2017
The Rockhound Connection
and numerous quotes and images from my Facebook friends.
These are the images and quotes that appeal to my sensibilities or the lack thereof.

Enjoy!  R
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I like things that look like other things….so here is an 8 inch tall amethyst “boot” from Artigas, Uruguay. credit: Russ Behnke
Herkimer Diamond Crystal Cluster
Northern Maine Minerals

Who bent and broke my rock. I demand an explanation! R
Geologic Folds in the Lower Ugab valley in Namibia – photo from northseattle-edu — Wow!
Tanzanite. Merelani Mine, Arusha, Tanzania

The 59.60-carat Pink Star pink diamond sold for $71.2 million (including buyer's premium) at auction in Hong Kong
59.60 carat Pink Star Diamond sold for $71,200,000
 The Last Meal
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The last meal… Knightia still preserved in stomach. This Diplomystus was prepared to show stomach contents.
NEW MINERAL @mim museum
Quartz – mim 1646 – Pakistan
Doku Valley, Shigar, Skardu, Baltistan
Large perfectly biterminated and quite transparent crystal with a crown of small quartz crystals surrounding the central diameter. The sample is intact despite the size.
AAADD = Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder > Symptoms

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Gem Blue Tourmaline – Pakistan |#Geology
*Photo : © jeffreyhunt
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Karen Johnson Rhodes

The rainbow. Little River Canyon, NE AL
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